A Veteran Snowmaker on the Future of Skiing

"I recently worked on a project for the EPA where they wanted to produce a paper that talked about the impact of climate change on winter sports," snowmaking pioneer Robin Smith told me recently for an interview for Powder.com. "Their purpose was not scare tactics, doom and gloom; it was intended to mobilize an influential subset of people that would become motivated to do something personally or politically to contain climate change. We found that without very efficient automated snowmaking, a lot of areas in the country are not going to have enough snow to operate by 2025 and much less by 2095. Under the current administration, I’m not sure this report will ever see the light of day."

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